Monthly Archives: August 2012
I’ve been working on eliminating chemical cleaning products from our household. Why? Well for a couple of reasons. All of the research I’ve been doing while I write for Thirsties has really helped grow my appreciation for the less-expensive, earth-friendly alternatives that I already keep on hand. Now that I’ve expanded my knowledge about anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial products such as Tea Tree Oil, grapefruit seed extract and colloidal silver, not to mention my staples of white vinegar and baking soda, I’ve got just about every base covered from cleaning the kitchen, to wiping down the leather couch and getting rid of the ring around the tub.
I’ve just given myself a challenge: not to buy a single commercial household cleaning product between now and 2013. The mad-scientist in me likes the idea of mixing my own “potions,” adding a drop of this and a dab of that and experimenting … Read More
Congratulations to Tina Bob who won our Thirsties Thursday Giveaway #61.
Tina, please contact us here to claim your giveaway. When you contact us let us know you are the winner and also include your email address for verification purposes. You have until August 30th at 4pm cst to claim otherwise we will draw a new winner.… Read More
Additives can refer to ingredients in a detergent, or products added along with your detergent. Now, I know that I have posted many articles on this subject. This post is about what you can or cannot add with your detergent in your cloth diaper laundry. We use these recommendations every day in speaking with our customers, so I think this will be well received information!
As many of you know, advice on what to add with your detergent varies from one manufacturer to another. Thirsties recommendations are from research, experience, and feedback from our awesome customers.
We do not recommend adding anything along with your detergent, unless you have a problem. Using the proper wash routine and a good cloth diaper detergent will help you to avoid many potential issues. Using enough water is the most important factor in cleaning diapers. Please make sure that there is enough water in … Read More